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All SLSD buildings are closed and all activities are cancelled until further notice.  Visit southwestschools.org/wellness for the latest information.

Harrison Junior School News

Blog Entries - 2020

Not In Our Town

Food Location Update

Posted on: March 24, 2020

Please note the following information from Lisa Daniel at Church on FireMarch 24, 2020 IMPORTANT COMMUNITY FOOD UPDATES: We have some important food updates we want to make you aware of:  FOOD TRUCK FEEDINGS: In an effort to keep our community as

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Report Cards

Report Card Information

Posted on: March 21, 2020

Third Quarter report cards were due to be distributed on March 20, 2020.  Due to the school closure, we are making the report card available via your ProgressBook ParentAccess account. You may login to your ProgressBook Parent Access account and

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Important Information

SLSD Update 03-20-20

Posted on: March 20, 2020

Greetings, SLSD Parents and Guardians, We are now one week into our unexpected school closure due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.  I’ve been impressed at the resilience of our staff, students, and parents.  From day one, teachers have

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Food Locations

Schools, Churches Team Up to Provide Food During Closure

Posted on: March 14, 2020

Local churches and food pantries have partnered with the Southwest Local School District to ensure that no child goes hungry during the extended school closure due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Power Packs will be available for pickup beginning

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Closed

Southwest Local Schools Closed at Governor's Direction

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Governor DeWine and the Department of Health closed K – 12 schools in Ohio this afternoon, March 12, for three weeks. Obviously, the decision to close schools, and cancel athletics and other performance events, was not made lightly. The primary

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Coronavirus

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Posted on: March 11, 2020

Stay current on the latest news and guidance regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and its effect on the Southwest Local School District by visiting southwestschools.org/wellness.

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Alert

Chorus Concert Postponed

Posted on: March 11, 2020

Based on this afternoon’s recommendations by leading health professionals, and the recommendation of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine regarding large gatherings, in order to minimize risk, the Junior School and High School Chorus Concert scheduled for tonight has been postponed.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Empty Bowls

"Empty Bowls" Dinner Returns Mar. 18

Posted on: March 6, 2020

The "Empty Bowls" dinner makes its return to Harrison on Wednesday, March 18 in the Activity Center Bistro.  The first seating will be from 5:00-6:00 PM, and the second seating from 6:30-7:30 PM. Empty Bowls is a grassroots movement by artists and

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Super Chat

March "Super Chat" Podcast Now Posted

Posted on: March 1, 2020

The March edition of the "Super Chat" podcast is now online at www.southwestschools.org/podcast. In this episode, Superintendent John Hamstra discusses the district's new workforce development initiative.  These pathways provide non-college bound

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Summer Camps

Summer Sports Camp Registration Now Open

Posted on: February 28, 2020

The Harrison Athletic Boosters are pleased to present a great lineup of summer athletic camps for aspiring young athletes of all ages. Click HERE for all the details. Note that pre-registration provides a discount.  Walk-up prices on the

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Coffee and Conversation

"Coffee With the Superintendent" Set for Feb. 28

Posted on: February 25, 2020

Each month, SLSD Superintendent John Hamstra holds informal “coffee chat” sessions, designed as a way for any parent, guardian or community member to get a better understanding of our school district and get answers to any questions they may

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Healthy Families

Building Healthy Families Offers Free Program

Posted on: February 14, 2020

The Harrison Wellness Coalition is pleased to partner with several local organizations to offer Building Healthy Families, a free workshop on Saturday, Feb. 22.  The purpose of this workshop is to help local families overcome barriers and learn skills to

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Construction

Construction of New Schools Continues On Time and On Budget

Posted on: February 9, 2020

Construction of our new school buildings is in full swing, with the project remaining on time and on budget.  The endeavor consists of three new elementary schools, one new middle school, and extensive renovations to the current high

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Snow Day

Feb. 7 - CLOSED

Posted on: February 7, 2020

UPDATE:  Friday, February 7, 2020:  Southwest Local Schools are now CLOSED.

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Registration

2020-2021 New Student Registration for Grades 6-12 Now Open

Posted on: February 5, 2020

Registration is now open for the 2020-2021 school year for grades 6-12.  If you would like to transfer to Harrison High School or Harrison Junior School for 2020-2021, follow this link for more information, including required documents, as well as

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Parent Meeting

Parent Meeting for Incoming Freshmen

Posted on: January 24, 2020

Attention 8th grade parents: This is just a reminder that there will be a Parent/Student Meeting for high school registration on Wednesday, January 29, for all current 8th grade students entering 9th grade next year.  Due to athletic events at

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Bengals Grant

Bengals, NFL Award Grant to Harrison for Stadium Project

Posted on: January 15, 2020

The Bengals and the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program teamed up to contribute $250,000 to Harrison High School to install a new synthetic turf field. The new game field, along with a practice field that is also being built, will allow for

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Belairs

"The Belairs" Return to the Martin Marietta Theater

Posted on: January 7, 2020

The Harrison High School Creative Arts Theatre is proud to present the 50's and 60's rock and roll band, "The Belairs" in concert on Saturday, January 18. Formerly known as "Hot Wax", The Belairs Show is dedicated to those who can appreciate the memorable

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Help Wanted

Now Hiring Bus & Van Drivers

Posted on: January 2, 2020

The Southwest Local School District is looking to fill multiple transportation positions.  Hours are typically 6-9  AM and 1:30-4:30 PM.  Positions can be for 3-6 hours per day, or as a "sub" on an as-needed basis.  Job descriptions for

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